First from our region, students of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) submitted a successful tender, which means we accomplished the terms of the competition. Currently our team has 50 student members, not only from the Faculty of Architecture but from other different faculties we accomplished. Our goal is to create an innovative solar building in which we apply our architectural and technical developments.
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The Odoo is nice - they said and gave us certificate

The Odoo is nice – they said and gave us certificate

On the Solar Decathlon Europe we gained 3 out of contest awards (see the final results) and 2 of them praises the beauty of smart house: one for lighting and one for the interior design.
Closing chord

Closing chord

On the weekend the Solar Decathlon Europe 2012 competition was officially ended and on following Monday morning the assembly process started. But before we assail everyone with the past competition events, let’s show you a picture report about the closing ceremony.
Assembly accelerated

Assembly accelerated

When something is completed, and documented on a high level such as the Odoo house (studies, plans, photos, videos ...) you probably shouldn't miss a time-lapse video...
From Madrid with love - final results

From Madrid with love – final results

The competition on Saturday night was officially over. Report, Contest Week, monitoring results.
De Moura in the house!

De Moura in the house!

He has been invited by the Portuguese team, but he had the time and patience to visit three more houses, that's how he arrived to us in the afternoon. But while he was in the houses he took pencil in his hand and draw only one house: that was the Odoo.
Odooproject in Madrid Episode #2

Odooproject in Madrid Episode #2

Hi, the second video shows the everyday life of the construction works. As you know our house was ready on time, and we are proud of the very positive feedback from the visitors. The construction team's persistence, and the results achieved speak for themselves, even though it was not all "bed of roses".
A special weekend

A special weekend

On 14th of September we were honored to have the opportunity to greet Bucsi Szabó Edit, the Ambassador of Hungary, Dale A. Martin, CEO of Siemens Hungary and his wife in our Odoo.
Bigpic - Odoo house ready for visitors

Bigpic – Odoo house ready for visitors

Today the Villa Solar is open to public, which means that the day before yesterday we (and all the other teams) officially finished the building works and the organizers took the houses over. It was an amazing moment.
Bigpic - Report from the building site

Bigpic – Report from the building site

We are the very end of the building works because in three days the house Odoo should be completed and look fresh and crisply new, ready to receive visitors. The shifts are exhausting, but no one can crush our spirit. The main structures were set on the previous week, and now we install the secondary...
Dancing about architechture

Dancing about architechture

I have a friend, a jazz musician, trumpet player. Really terrific. And I go and hear him jam every month or so. And he plays this piece I love: an old Chet Baker song. And he blows the same notes every time...
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Bigpic - Under construction...

Bigpic – Under construction…

As the days are passing by, our house is becoming more and more complete. It's only one week left for the Villa Solar public opening ceremony!